May 3 2016
It's not Pacific Beach, it's PB. Anyone who says otherwise isn't a local or hasn't romped around its raucous streets enough. T
April 6 2016
If something seems fishy in San Diego, it's not the beach. It's Little Italy, the former hub of the world's once-leading tuna industry
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March 29 2016
An artist, a writer and a branding expert walk into a bar... But seriously, it's no secret that beer is big business in San Diego and nothing can make or break that business more than the logo
March 28 2016
Agreeing to compile a roundup of just five San Diego dive beer bars is akin to asking to be crucified
March 28 2016
Coinciding with the arrival of the world’s most famous roaming brewer (Mikkeller’s Mikkel Borg Bjergsø), San Diego has lost one of its native sons to the call of gypsy brewing in Australia
March 28 2016
The latest tally of brewhouses in San Diego County is 121, with another 26 planned or in the works. As with so many other industries that are prone to boom-and-bust cycles, it’s only natural to wonder...
March 2 2016
South Park—or Golden Hill, depending on whom you ask—is the quaintly hip neighborhood nestled southeast of Balboa Park, as well as below North Park and the lesser-known, rectangular Burlingame...
Feb. 9 2016
Spritzr connects to Facebook so friends can suggest matches for others, allowing a personalized touch that also feeds into the life-meddling, stalker-like online tendencies of which we're all guilty
Feb. 9 2016
On a drunk, lonely Saturday night in 2011, I found myself staring at my laptop, logged onto and debating whether or not to purchase The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists....
Feb. 9 2016
A few years ago, Morgan, a 53-year-old living in Vista, chose to give up her 25-year marriage and a successful career as a consultant and realtor to focus on getting the most out of her sexual life. To...
Feb. 9 2016
The story of Aaron Thompson's career in pornographic films is actually quite a romantic one. It's the kind of story that might make for an excellent rom-com one day, albeit a decidedly R-rated one
Feb. 3 2016
Despite being the hub of many a drunken adventure, downtown San Diego is maturing into adulthood. The urban core still scares some, but like most unknowns, familiarity eventually breeds appreciation or...
Jan. 6 2016
North Park leans on Balboa Park’s right-hand shoulder, catty-corner from downtown, and for a time donned a black sheep rep compared to San Diego’s beachy counterparts
Dec. 16 2015
There will be blowouts galore on Dec. 31 as San Diego bids farewell to the year that was 2015. No two people want to spend New Year’s Eve the same way, so we’ve panned for gold and mined a...
Nov. 24 2015
What a devilish contest. The annual Fiction 101 Challenge asks entrants to paint a scene or tell a story using no more than 101 words (title not included)
Oct. 14 2015
BEST Antique Shop Ocean Beach Antique Mall Honorable Mention: La Mesa Antique Mall, India Street Antiques, Antique Warehouse, Ark Antiques BEST Arts & Crafts Store Artist & Craftsman
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Oct. 14 2015
BEST Auto Repair Shop Lee’s Auto Repair Honorable Mention: British Car Repair, Smitty’s Service, Boulevard Automotive, The Pit Stop BEST Car Wash Body Beautiful Honorable Mention: Prestige...
Oct. 14 2015
BEST Annual San Diego Music Event Adams Avenue Street Fair Honorable Mention: Gator by the Bay, San Diego Symphony Summer Pops, San Diego Jazz Festival, CRSSD Fest BEST CD / Record Store (New) Lou’s...
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Oct. 14 2015
BEST Barber Shop Floyd’s 99 Barbershop Honorable Mention: Mister Browns, BarberSide, Capitol Barbershop, The Urban Shave BEST Chiropractor Spence Chiropractic Honorable Mention: Good Vibrations Family...
Oct. 14 2015
BEST Bagel Shop Crown Point Coffee Honorable Mention: Brooklyn Bagel Company, Big City Bagel, Mess Royale Poutine and Bagels, PL Bagels BEST Bakery Bread & Cie Honorable Mention: D.Z. Akin’s,...


  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • The former local boy and creator of the highly influential blog, Advanced Style, will be signing and discussing his third book, Advanced Style: Older and Wiser, which features inspiring pictures and stories...
  • C.J. Chenier and Bonsoir Catin headline this annual Cajun inspired festival. Also enjoy 10,000 pounds of crawfish, dancing and cooking demonstrations. Held at Spanish Landing Park, across from the...
  • A Cinco de Mayo party featuring $2 tacos, cocktails and live music from Bostich+Fussible, Javiera Mena and Gepe
  • A spoken word showcase hosted by English instructor Karla Cordero and her City College students. There will also be a special reading from poet Mercedez Holtry, as well as an art and photography show....
  • Widely known as host of "Weekend Update" on Saturday Night Live and for his role in the Showtime dramedy Weeds, Kevin Nealon brings his unique humor back to the stand-up stage
  • New works from over a dozen UCSD undergraduate students. Participating artists include Charity Algarme, Richard Lin, Joseph Maas, Ignatius Nguyen, and more
  • This video art exhibition from UCSD MFA candidate Stefani Byrd features two installations that explore the themes of breath, mediation, and the nature of time. Takes place in the VAF Performance Space,...
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